The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Apr 1894

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The barges D. and Edgar will be dry-docked at Davis' for repairs.

The tugs Thompson and Glide are in the government dry-dock for repairs.

The tugs Thompson, Glide and Walker arrived from Montreal today with four barges.

The str. Queen of the West cleared last night for up the lakes. She unloaded a cargo of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s dock.

The str. James Swift will not be able to start out as soon as expected on account of her search light not being ready.

The str. Prentice, with consorts Middlesex and Halstead, from Chicago, have arrived at the M.T. Co.'s dock with 160,000 bushels of corn and wheat.

Six barges of the Montreal transportation company, with 129,000 bushels of wheat for W.W. Ogilvie, have reached Montreal, the first consignment of grain to arrive there this season.

Inspector Chamberlain has been unable to sell the str. Merritt. He will consequently put her on the river again this year. Before leaving Kingston the Merritt will have a new wheel attached.

p.4 Will Not Accept - April 24th - ....After all the fuss about the appointment of a lighthouse keeper for the new lighthouse at Nigger Island the one receiving the appointment will not accept it.

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26 Apr 1894
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Apr 1894